Mitsubishi engine in plywood.

Discussion in 'Diesel Engines' started by mirage4m40, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. mirage4m40
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    mirage4m40 New Member

    Hello to all members in this net.
    Im a new member from Greece and i was trying to find the topic to indroduce my self but i couldnt find it.
    so,i have a question,was is your opinion about mitsubishi diesel engines and specific,diesel engines from small trucks like fuso or canter.

    here mitsubishi marine engines are soooo expensive and cause i own a hand made plywood boat 6mt long,and im thinking of mitsubishi engines to fit.
    there are several engines from canter and with very low cost,i can find 4cyl or 6cyl . Offcourse,im talking about diesel engines desinged at 90's,so it with mechanical fuel pump,turbo and intercooler.
    Im not talking about diesel with ECU or common rail types...

    do we have a member who is cruising with a mitsubishi engine(not marine)

    thanks in advance!
  2. linwoodhardy
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    linwoodhardy big coco


    log-on to its in the Philippines and that is all they use in their homemade plywood boats 4&6 cylinder diesels
  3. CDK
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    CDK retired engineer

    Welcome to the forum George!

    I think Mitsubishi diesels are a good choice, they have an excellent reputation. But can you get the parts to build a marine engine, especially the exhaust manifold?
  4. mirage4m40
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    mirage4m40 New Member

    thanks for your replay.! ;)

    i will check out this forum.

    As about mits.engines,i really believe that they are very good engines and offcourse very strong and realiable! i think that engine manifold its not easy to fix it but we have some garages who they can do it for you.

    I just want to know if someone on this forum has done this conversion and maybe some photos or impressions...

    thanks in advance...
  5. jkis
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    jkis New Member

  6. Easy Rider
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    Easy Rider Senior Member

    I have a 37hp Mitsu engine converted by Klassen in western Canada.

    They have extremely nice steel exhaust manifolds.

  7. traisi
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    traisi New Member

    I'm Marine manifolds maker. Gray iron and Aluminum.
    High quality(HGE, BARR), low prices!

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